Sue & Lorin Explore Ecuador - Galapagos December 22nd 2009 Quito to the Galapagos Islands
The day started early with waking up at 630 am and breakfast at the Hotel Cartuja which was well done. Eggs however you wanted them, toast, jam, fresh fruit, fresh juice and of course coffee. The coffee was superb. Strong and smooth, just the way we like it.
We settled our bill, made reservations for our return and had the hotel call us a cab and we were on our wa ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » San Cristóbal Island The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more